Amazon Linux AMI : mysql57 (ALAS-2019-1297)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 129567
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the 'Server: Packaging (cURL)' subcomponent could allow an unauthenticated attacker to gain complete control of an affected instance of MySQL Server.
(CVE-2019-3822)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: XML). Supported versions that are affected are 5.6.44 and prior, 5.7.26 and prior and 8.0.16 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 6.5 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2019-2740)

Vulnerability in the MySQL Server component of Oracle MySQL (subcomponent: Server: Parser). Supported versions that are affected are 5.6.44 and prior, 5.7.26 and prior and 8.0.16 and prior. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise MySQL Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a hang or frequently repeatable crash (complete DOS) of MySQL Server. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 6.5 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector:
(CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H). (CVE-2019-2805)

Solution

Run 'yum update mysql57' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2019-1297.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 129567

File Name: ala_ALAS-2019-1297.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/4/2019

Updated: 12/23/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-common, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-embedded, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-embedded-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-errmsg, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-server, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:mysql57-test, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/AmazonLinux/release, Host/AmazonLinux/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/2/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/6/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-2740, CVE-2019-2805, CVE-2019-3822

ALAS: 2019-1297